Comox Valley Chamber of Commerce award nominees announced
The Comox Valley Chamber of Commerce announces this year's nominees.
The CVCC has been honouring businesses leaders and extraordinary individuals with achievement awards since 1974. While the award categories have changed over the years, the one thing that has remained a constant is the high caliber of award nominees and recipients.
Without a doubt, the Comox Valley is home to some pretty amazing people – and businesses too.
And the 2011 award nominees are:
Agricultural Business of the Year, sponsored by MNP LLP
Lazo & Tyee Farms
Business of the Year, sponsored by Thrifty Foods
Best Western Plus, The Westerly Hotel & Convention Centre
Billy D's Pub & Bistro
Desolation Sound Yacht Charters
Level 10 Eurospa
Mount Washington Alpine Resort
My Tech Guys
Citizen of the Year, sponsored by Canadian Tire
David & Kathrine Stevens
Customer Service, sponsored by Coastal Community Credit Union
Xander Holmes (My Tech Guys)
Dawn McRae (Custom Gourmet Catering)
Jon Rankin (Mountain City Cycle)
Environmental Initiative, sponsored by BC Hydro Powersmart
Courtenay & District Fish and Game Protective Association
Gunter Bros. Meat Co.
Old House Village Suites Hotel & Spa
Heritage Recognition, sponsored by Vancouver Island Insurance Centres
Local Hero Award, sponsored by St. John Ambulance
New Business of the Year, sponsored by Presley & Partners
Better Mousetrap Marketing
Blue Toque Sports Swap
Primetek IT Solutions
Professional Merit, sponsored by First Insurance
Recycling Recognition, sponsored by Comox Strathcona Waste Management
CRUSH Consignment Recycled Clothing
The Green Room
Small Business of the Year, sponsored by Glacierview Financial Services
Hitec Printing – Brazen Sportswear
Ski & Surf Shop
Two Eagles Lodge
The Annual Community Awards presentation and dinner will be held at the Florence Filberg Centre on Sat. Jan. 28 at 6 p.m.
With Tony Parsons of CHEK TV as master of ceremonies, this year's theme will be 'Hats off to Leadership.'
There will be a champagne reception sponsored by Kingfisher Oceanside Resort & Spa, appetizers sponsored by Flying Canoe West Coast Pub, live and silent auctions with 50 per cent of proceeds going to the Comox Valley Food Bank, draws, a Rotary no-host bar, an entertaining audio-visual presentation featuring a compilation of past recipients, and a four-course gourmet meal catered by the new Westerly Catering Company.
Complimentary safe rides home will be offered by Ambassador Shuttle Service.
Visit www.comoxvalleychamber.com to register.
– Comox Valley Chamber of Commerce